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The Metaphorical Lipstick

In which Jaclyn is joined by Dirty Lola and The Frisky Fairy to discuss the politics of femme identity and how to match your lipstick to your nipple in the same episode. Which is the point.

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The Life and Death of Elle Peril

Can you heal the trauma of revenge porn by deliberately becoming a nude art model? Lena Chen, one of the first known women to have private nude photos of her nonconsensually shared across the internet, moved to Berlin and tried it. What she learned along the way may surprise you.

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Feminasty

How brave are you feeling these days? Samhita Mukhopadyay and Kate Harding, editors of Nasty Women: Feminism, Resistance, and Revolution in Trump’s America, join Jaclyn to talk about the meaning of courage, when it’s actually better to say “fuck that” to being strong, and how making their new book got them through Trump’s First 100 Days.

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Vibrator Nation

Let’s talk sex shops! Lynn Comella, author of Vibrator Nation, joins Jaclyn to tell the fascinating history of how feminist sex shops came to be, why they matter, what their future looks like, and to explore the uneasy relationship between sexual liberation and capitalism.

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The Internet is Soylent Green

We’re back from hiatus! To celebrate, Jaclyn sits down with game developer and crusader against online abuse Zoë Quinn to get into it about how her ex’s attempt to slut shame her helped bring us the Trump administration, whether or not you should dox Nazis, the live action video game she’s developing with Chuck Tingle, and so much more.

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The best backgrounder on how Zoe’s abusive ex started GamerGate, and how GamerGate enabled Trump.

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An IUD and a Pony

What would the United States be like if our policies, laws and institutions were built to encourage women’s happiness? That’s the provocative premise of Jill Filipovic’s new book, The H-Spot, and she joins Jaclyn to talk about remaking marriage, embracing sexual risks, and how women’s pleasure can change the world.

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Read Jill’s reporting on the Global Gag Rule, and then follow the key orgs she mentioned who will keep you up to date: PSI, Marie Stopes, and Planned Parenthood International

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Fill That Hole

We’ve been talking a lot about the politics of porn lately, so we thought it was time to get into the nitty gritty: how is your porn made? WHY is your porn made? The answers are as varied as porn itself, but one producer, Shine Louise Houston, joins Jaclyn to share her story.

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Spare Parts: Have Sex With Yourself

An urgent call to action, a porn recommendation, and a listener advice question about partnered sex that’s secretly about masturbation: it’s all here in this week’s quickiesode.

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Hot Girls Exploited

What’s a greater threat to women: sex work, or other women who want to rescue sex workers? What does (and doesn’t) make porn feminist? We get into all this and more with Siouxsie Q, host of The Whorecast and Director of Policy & Industry Relations for the Free Speech Coalition.

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New Trans Erotic

Can erotica save lives? It can in the hands of Tobi Hill-Meyer, editor of Nerve Endings: The New Trans Erotic, who joins Jaclyn to get us wayyyy past bathroom bills and Trans 101.

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Shouting Things They Used to Whisper

After learning about Mike Pence’s rules for (not) eating with women, Jaclyn called up journalist and author Kathryn Joyce to ask what other ways might the Christian Right’s radical sexual agenda be quietly constraining the lives of even nonbelievers. And trust us: you really won’t believe it.

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The Metaphorical Lipstick
The Life and Death of Elle Peril
Feminasty
Vibrator Nation
The Internet is Soylent Green
An IUD and a Pony
Fill That Hole